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Effect of COVID-related closings of SSA offices reflected in drops in applications for SSD

COVID-related Closings of SSA Offices Reflected in Drop in Applications for SSD

By Social Security Disability

Applications for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits significantly dropped during the first three quarters of 2020 (the most recent statistics available) compared to the same time period the previous year. Additionally, benefit awards also dropped quarter by quarter. The National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR) attributes these declines…

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Where to Live on SSDI Alone

Where to Live on SSDI Alone

By Social Security Disability

If you are disabled and living off Supplemental Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits, your fixed income could present unique challenges regarding where you live. Although SSDI benefits come from the federal government, individual states assess these benefits differently, so your monthly payments might go farther in some states than others….

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